Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is pushing for new regulations on gun ownership and introduced a legislative package Monday that includes limiting handgun purchases to one a month and requiring universal background checks for purchases at gun shows.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier testified Thursday at a hearing on the D.C. Council’s proposal to allow residents and visitors to get concealed handgun permits for the first time in nearly 40 years.
A Maryland measure enacted last year tightening the state’s gun-control laws has been a recurring issue in the governor’s race.
Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe’s imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.
A reluctant District of Columbia Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow people to carry concealed handguns in the nation’s capital for the first time in nearly 40 years.
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld a Maryland ban on 45 assault weapons and a limit on gun magazines to 10 rounds, two key parts of a sweeping gun-control law that were challenged shortly before the law went into effect last year.
A federal judge on Saturday struck down D.C.’s ban on carrying handguns in public.
Citing Maryland’s new gun laws, firearm manufacturer Beretta U.S.A. Corp. announced today that it will move its manufacturing capabilities from Prince George’s County to a new production facility the company is building in Gallatin, Tennessee.
Lawyers for the state of Maryland have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit against a gun-control law, but attorneys who filed it say parts of the law should be overturned.
With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland’s 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it’s helping to reduce fatal shootings.